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SSP America 4 AM - Barista - $14/HR + Tips in United States

  • $14.00 / Hour

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

  • Great benefits

At SSP America, we are restaurateurs, foodies and culinary experts who happen to operate restaurants in airports. When asked, “What do you do?”, we reply: “I’m a food travel expert from SSP America. We’re passionate about bringing cool, authentic restaurants to airports that reflect a taste of place.”

SSP America operates several restaurants throughout the Eastern Iowa Airport located in Cedar Rapids, IA

We are currently hiring for a Barista to work at our Java Kiosk located inside the Eastern Iowa Airport.

This is a full-time position with a pay of $14 / hour this position is also tipped.

This is your chance to land a great career while also increasing your take-home pay for the entire summer. This is in addition to all the other amazing benefits SSP America employees enjoy.

At SSP America, our Baristas start at $12/HR + tips with tips averaging between $6 and $12/HR and have the important role of preparing, serving, and selling wonderful beverages for our guests. If you’ve been to an airport, you know how important that caffeine fix is for travelers!

Here are a few things you can expect when you join our team as a Barista:

  • Greet guests in a courteous and friendly manner.

  • Process orders and enter them accurately into the POS system.

  • Receive payment from the customer and process change.

  • Serve cold, frozen, and hot drinks as well as a wide variety of food items to guests.

  • Follow all recipes and practice portion control to prepare, garnish, and present ordered items.

  • Complete opening, on-going, and closing checklists as required.

  • Perform general and specific cleaning tasks using standard cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to adhere to health standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate for this position has:

  • Can Pass a 10-year TSA Background Check

  • Six months experience working in food service environment

  • High school diploma preferred.

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language in order to communicate with guests and take orders.

  • Experience in dealing with problems involving customer service.

  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to operate a cash register, make change, total guest checks, count total bank, prepare cash drops, etc.

  • Food handlers permit as required by law.

  • Brand Certification as required.

  • Ability to remember, recite, and promote the variety of menu items.

  • Ability to operate a keyboard & point of sale procedures to pre-check an order & close out a check.

  • Ability to stand and work in confined spaces for long period of time.